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Tough Choices

Posted 9th January 2016 by Judith

It’s been over a month since my last blog, and a lot has happened in the last four weeks. I’ve made some of the biggest choices of my life and struggled through some tough patches of serious lonliness and doubt. So what has happened? In short, I’ve decided to leave my PhD and embark on […]

Time to run!

Posted 7th January 2016 by Judith

I’m both terrified and excited about running London. I’ve put in the hours of training, yoga and best of all, the hours of recovery and eating that go with marathon training. Now there’s just time to go to running a marathon, pick up my race pack and number, spend a night with one of my […]

A well earned rest

Posted 4th January 2016 by Judith

Well it’s been over two weeks since the big day, and I’ve very nearly caught up on sleep and food. So what was running the London Marathon like? In a word, amazing. My Sunday morning started bright and early, with a large bowl of porridge and plenty of honey to get my sugar kick going. […]

Preparing for an intimidating few weeks

Posted 3rd March 2014 by Judith

Another fortnight has passed, and its now only 6 weeks until the London Marathon. It’s also only four weeks until my mid-year review for my PhD. So a nice calm and gentle time all round! At the end of each year of your PhD two academics who are not your supervisor look over your work […]

I have a plan

Posted 17th February 2014 by Judith

Yesterday was the first sunny weekend day for about three months, for most people this meant pub lunches, walks in the sunshine and maybe even tidying up the storm damage in the garden. But for me yesterday was something far scarier. Eight weeks to go until the London marathon. Yesterday was the first of my […]

The start of a very long road

Posted 3rd February 2014 by Judith

This is my first in a series of blog posts that is going to chart my training as I prepare for the London marathon in April. So first of all, who am I? Well, my name is Judith and I’m a perpetual student. I’m one of those people who love to study and learn new […]


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